It’s no secret that work experience is more than essential for any recent graduate job seeker. After all, with the competition in the job market at an all time high, a recent college graduate with little to no work experience will more than likely not be considered for entry level position after graduation. Nowadays, the so called “entry level” positions require at least 2 years of experience, sometimes more! And yet, while the demand for internships has never been higher, the supply seems to be dwindling. There simply isn’t enough internships to go around. So, how does a college student gain experience
“Do you have any questions for me?”
During a job interview, you know this question is coming your way!
Did you know that most job candidates fail to ask questions at the end of their job interview? And not because they don’t have any… but because many candidates hear those words (“do you have any questions for me”) they are instantly filled with a sense of relief… it’s over!
Most of us cringe when we hear these two words: “Job interview.”
Because job interviews are perhaps the most stressful portion of the job search process, we do everything possible to prepare. We Google every aspect of the interview, look at videos for tips, read every article from every expert, etc. And still, there is a huge chance that you’ll suck at your next interview.
During my initial job search after college, I applied for over 350 jobs… and I received NOT ONE response! I was extremely qualified for each and every job I applied for, but my resume… well, it sucked.
So you can learn from my mistakes, here are some of the reasons my resume and many others sucked…
College graduates are still having a difficult time getting started in a career they are really passionate about. Many of this year’s graduates – over half – will end up taking a job that didn’t even require a college degree.
If you’re a soon-to-be college graduate that is finding it difficult to land a job, or if you’re looking ahead to the day you will graduate, I encourage you to read on… and discover the seven 7 reasons why you just might graduate college without a job offer in hand…